Incidents in the Night, Book One

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Incidents in the Night, Book One

By David B; Brian Evenson (Translator); Sarah Evenson (Translator)

Uncivilized Books, Hardcover, 9780984681440, 105pp.

Publication Date: July 30, 2013


L.A. Times Book Prize Finalist (Graphic Novel/Comics) 2013

Eisner Award Nomination (Best U.S. Edition of International Material)

In "Incidents in the Night "David B. sets out to explore the uncharted territories of overflowing and dusty shelves of Paris' legendary book shops. His journey quickly turns into an obsessive vision quest in pursuit of a mysterious nineteenth-century journal: "Incidents In the Night." Mountains of books become sites of archeological digs as the author excavates layers of myth, fact and fiction in search of the elusive thread that links them all. Along the way he stumbles on fanatical Bonapartists, occult conspiracies and the angel of death. "Incidents in the Night "is an intricate, ever-expanding web of dream and reality exquisitely translated by Brian Evenson.

David B. is one of France's finest cartoonists and one of the co-founders of the legendary "L'Association" collective. He is the author a many books: "The Armed Garden" and "Noctural Conspiracies," among many others. "Epileptic "was was awarded Angouleme International Comics Festival Prize for Scenario and the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist.

Brian Evenson is the author of ten books of fiction. He is the winner of the International Horror Guild Award, and the American Library Association's award for Best Horror Novel. He has translated work by Christian Gailly, Jean Fremon, Claro, Jacques Jouet, Eric Chevillard, Antoine Volodine, and others. He is the recipient of three O. Henry Prizes as well as an NEA fellowship. He lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island.

About the Author
David B. was born in 1959 in France. His Epileptichas received multiple nominations and one award at the Angouleme International Comics Festival, and is considered a masterpiece among Franco-Belgian comics. He is a founding member of L Association, a group of French cartoonists who broke ground in their approach comics format, subject matter, and style: they were one of Persepolis's first publishers.

Brian Evenson has written several works of fiction, including "The Wavering Knife", for which he was awarded IHG Award for best story collection, and "The Open Curtain", an Edgar Award finalist. His novel "Last Days" won the ALA award for Best Horror Novel of 2009 and was on "Time Out New York" s list of top books of 2009. Evenson is the director of Brown University s Literary Arts Program and is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize and an NEA fellowship. He has also written "Dead Space "novels under the name B. K. Evenson.